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(11) Mortgage – William Walker to William Spilman- 28th January 1741

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On Cover: Mortgage – William Walker to William Spilman – 28th January 1741


This Indenture dated 28th January 1741 made between:

1. William Walker of Tewkesbury cordwainer [son and heir of William Walker late of Tewkesbury cordwainer deceased]

2. William Spilman of Upper Mitton Bredon yeoman

Witness that for £12 paid by William Spilman to William Walker [party hereto] [receipt acknowledged] – William Walker [party hereto] hath granted and sold to William Spilman

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All that Messuage or Tenement or Half Burgage wherein Nicholas Layt taylor did formerly inhabit  and dwell and late in possession of William Walker deceased and now in the tenure of William Walker [party hereto] with court garden and appurtenances thereto adjoining and belonging situate in Tewkesbury in the High Street otherwise Oldbury Street having
A Messuage or Tenement formerly in the occupation of William Walker the elder on North
A Messuage or Tenement formerly of John Lane but now of James Kingsbury on South 
And free ingress, egress regress at all times to the Pump or Well situate in the backside of the Tenement on the South Side of the 1st mentioned Messuage 
Together with all the houses etc etc to the said first mentioned Messuage or Tenement or Half Burgage and premises belonging or appertaining
With all reversion and reversions – Remainder and Remainders and all estate right and title whatsoever of the said William Walker [party hereto] 

Which said Messuage Tenement or Half Burgage said William Walker deceased heretofore purchased to him and his heirs of and from Popham Gardyner of St Michael Bedwardine Worcestershire gentleman and Margery his wife  

To hold said Messuage Tenement or Half Burgage unto William Spilman his executors and assigns for 1000 years at the rent of one peppercorn to be paid yearly at the feast of St Michael the Archangel if demanded

Proviso for repayment of £12 and interest

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